Located in the state of Assam, Kamrup District is famous for the pristine temples of Kamakhya and Hajo, that attract a number of pilgrims from all over the world. The District has been named after Kamarupa (an ancient Kingdom in India), by which the state of Assam and its surrounding areas were identified in ancient times. The District is contains the major city of the region Guwahati and the state capital Dispur. Kamrup Travel Guide is incomplete without a mention of its rich heritage. There are many amazing and interesting places to visit in and around Kamrup. The Madan Kamdev temple has its own unique significance as it depicts about the origin of ancient Kamrup.
Rice is the major crop of the district and it is very popular for silk and cotton clothes and for making of brass cups and plates. It is the major exporter of the crops such as coconuts, salt, betel nuts, piece goods and sugar.
The district possesses a diversified culture of different religions such as Hinduism, Islam, Buddhism and Christianity. It is believed that the place was ruled by various rulers named as Hussein Shah, Vishwa Singha, Bali Narayan, Gadadhar Singha, Parikshit Narayan, Bijit Narayan and Gaj Narayan etc.